Category Culture

In Conversation: Moa Herngren, Creator of ‘Bonus Family’

Following the fall-out of two divorces, and the subsequent merging of families, Bonus Family (Bonusfamiljen) is the closest Sweden has come to a soap opera. It ran for three series and

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Top Five Scandinavian Comedy Series Available in the UK

It might be just ‘Nordic noir’ that’s made it to international audiences so far, but Nordic comedy is beginning to emerge too. Let’s round up some of the best series

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How to Celebrate Swedish Midsummer

Now a celebration of holidays, Midsummer celebrations were traditionally held to welcome a season of fertility.  Today, Midsummer is a festival so large it rivals Christmas. The streets of Stockholm

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Happy Syttende Mai, Norway!

Brazilians have their carnival, the Irish Saint Patrick’s Day. Norway has Syttende Mai (17th May), its’ national day, an annual celebration at home and abroad that commemorates the signing of their

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5 Copenhagen Art Exhibitions Worth Seeing in May 2019

May is soon upon us, which remains one of the most active months for exhibitions and the art culture in Copenhagen.  We have gathered our top picks of current and upcoming

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Introducing NOABURO: Nordic Minimalism meets Japanese Kawaii – And they are in Love!

Two years ago, Junko and Jacob opened the doors to their new shop on the lively street Jægersborggade in Nørrebro, Copenhagen. Jægersborggade is known for its many unique shops that

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Nordic Fashion Library

After CPHFW we’re full of inspiration and eager to fill our mind with everything the fashion scene has to offer us. As we have the time to relax, why not

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Iceland’s Citizens Reflect on 100 Years of Independence

2018 was the year that Iceland celebrated 100 years of independence. Last year I got an idea: Why not create a book where there would be photos of Icelanders born

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Celebrate New Year Like a Scandinavian with These Traditions

At midnight on New Year’s Eve, people in most countries turn on the television to watch a fireworks display from their capital city. Swedes, however, tune in first to a

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Sweden Makes Music – 3 Rising Swedish Artists Take to the Stage in NYC

Last Tuesday night in New York City, three rising Swedish artists took center stage to perform in front of a select group of Swedish and Swede-appreciating guests at Sweden Makes

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